Skip to main content
Living history: Council cuts Maas bill
Freshwater students donate blankets to Someplace Safe
Minn. woman accused of keeping heroin in bra to change plea
WDC students learn to play cribbage
Man found dead in rural Motley home fire
Phillips rules Section 6A with six-goal performance
Bob Tubandt Invitational set Jan. 28
Bowling-January 12 Edition
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Thursday Scorecard 1/12
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Martha "Marty" J. Kohlmeyer
Terry Lynn Peterson
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Area students earn honors at Central Lakes College
Harrison makes Dean's List at South Dakota State University
Birth announcements - Jan. 5 edition
Clergy view: Will you be ready?
Big laws need bipartisan support
What should go in car emergency kit?
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
June 11, 2016
Police Scanner - June 9 edition
May 26 • The Wadena Sheriff's Department was treated to two different tales regarding the welfare of a dog living on County Road 9. The complainant alleged the dog was always tied up and had no shelter other than a barrel that was turned upside down. A deputy made contact with the...
June 11, 2016 - 12:10am
June 6, 2016
Police Scanner - June 2 edition
May 19 • Law enforcement was alerted after the caller smelled alcohol on the breath of a man who was giving his mother a ride to Wadena. • Two female prisoners were transported from the Wadena jail to Hubbard County for housing because the local facility was overfull. May 20...
June 6, 2016 - 12:08am
May 29, 2016
Police Scanner - May 26 Edition
May 13 • A resident on 133rd Avenue alleged someone wearing road construction-type clothing and a white mask punched him when he opened the door. The person then fled in an SUV. • A homeowner's sister alleged her brother's medications had been stolen by his roommate. The roommate...
May 29, 2016 - 12:10am
May 22, 2016
Police scanner - May 19 Edition
May 5 • A six-year-old Sebeka boy with an orange cast on his arm was reported missing. He was later located under a downstairs bed. • Kids were reported to be playing on the Wadena County fairgrounds. They were asked not to play on dirt piles to prevent someone getting hurt. •...
May 22, 2016 - 12:08am
May 15, 2016
Police Scanner - May 12 Edition
April 28 • A woman on her way to Tri-County Health Care pulled her black Cadillac SRX over to the side of the highway five miles south of Wadena and requested medical assistance. She was transported the rest of the way by ambulance.
May 15, 2016 - 8:15am
May 8, 2016
Police Scanner - May 5 Edition
April 21 • A glass jar full of nails was broken at the end of the complainant's driveway. The complainant, who planned to check their security cameras, told a deputy they believed it was done intentionally. • A property watch check by a deputy revealed a light on inside a house...
May 8, 2016 - 8:15am
May 2, 2016
Police Scanner - April 28 edition
April 14 • Police responded to a report of a man slumped over in his car. The man said he had eaten too much and was taking a nap. • A domestic disturbance in a room at the Eastwood Inn resulted in a woman being arrested on a Sherburne County warrant. • A semi went into a...
May 2, 2016 - 12:10am
April 24, 2016
Police Scanner - April 21 Edition
April 7 • A 40-year-old mentally-handicapped male with a history of seizures was reported missing. He was located on Highway 10 west of Wadena and given a ride back to his guardian. • Police discovered a man with a warrant out for his arrest was given a ride to Alexandria where...
April 24, 2016 - 12:10am
April 15, 2016
Police Scanner - April 14 Edition
March 31 • Wadena County deputies assisted the Menahga Police Department in removing a disruptive male from the VFW Club. He was later arrested, along with an adult female, on warrants. April 1 • A Staples caller complained his neighbor was using a chainsaw without a muffler attachment....
April 15, 2016 - 8:15am
April 9, 2016
Police Scanner-April 7 Edition
March 24 • An intoxicated woman, who was soon to be separated, admitted to burning three of her husband's shirts. The husband agreed to leave the residence until they could talk to one another in a civil manner. • Law enforcement received information from a man that his wife,...
April 9, 2016 - 8:15am
April 1, 2016
Police Scanner-March 31 Edition
March 17 • The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was asked to check on a dog at an address on 211th Avenue that was tied up inside a shed. A deputy found multiple cats outside and a dog that was tied. He was also able to hear smaller dogs inside the residence and saw both cats and...
April 1, 2016 - 8:15am
March 26, 2016
Police Scanner-March 24 edition
March 10 • The Sheriff's Office received a report of a female at the intersection of County Road 23 and 214th Street who did not know what was wrong with her. The female was arrested for fourth degree DWI. March 11 • The owner of a vehicle alleged someone had entered his vehicle...
March 26, 2016 - 8:15am
March 18, 2016
Police scanner - March 17 edition
March 4 • A man wished to speak to an officer about a vehicle that kept coming onto his property. He wanted to know why the driver kept coming and leaving. Police made contact with the suspect and left a message to call the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. • A man spotted a dog...
March 18, 2016 - 8:15am
March 13, 2016
Police Scanner - March 10 edition
Feb. 23 • A Lakewood Hospital security employee reported the smell of smoke and a red glow in the distance. He was advised by the Staples Police Department it was a controlled brush fire. • A burglary complaint was made by a woman who alleged many items were missing from her residence....
March 13, 2016 - 8:15am
March 6, 2016
Police Scanner - March 3 edition
Feb. 18 • A Wadena County resident told the Sheriff's Office that someone was digging and bulldozing trees on his property. He said he had been told the township had given their approval but alleged he had never been notified. Feb. 19 • Two dead dogs were taken to a vet in Staples....
March 6, 2016 - 8:15am